Originally Posted by corrado85
i got purchased a dell e1505 for $800 shipped w/ following specs
100gig 5400 sata hd
ati xl1400 video card
15.4in screen w/ the high...
Yes, there is a thing that throttles the CPU when it isnt being used. It's the speedstep thingie and you can turn it off in the bios if i remember correctly.
Yes everyone with the x1400 is getting similarly "bad" numbers. If...
do you mean the truelife screen?
if you mean the truelife screen, I haven't have any problems with it. Sure its really reflective so its not too great outdoors but otherwise, its an awesome screen thats really clear and sharp.
Has anyone tested the performance of the latest mobility drivers from ATI? I'm curious as to how they perform since ATI's release notes say that the ones from their website do not support the Dell manufactured ones nor the X1400 series.
It is a pretty solid performer for being a mid-range card. I've heard it plays the source engine excellently though I don't know about WoW but I'm sure it would run it decently. Battlefield 2 runs pretty smoothly for me and I can run...